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4th Senate District

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Michael Gianaris

12th Senate District

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Roxanne J. Persaud

19th Senate District

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34th Senate District

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20th Senate District

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Directs the president of the state civil service commission to conduct a study on the current civil service examination process to identify, and provide recommendations to improve current methodologies used regarding the examination process to ensure diversity in recruitment and hiring in the public sector.


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

May 10, 2018

In Senate Committee Civil Service And Pensions Committee

Sponsor: Luis R. Sepúlveda

Requires school districts to establish a language assistance program for limited English proficient parents of students; requires record keeping and annual reporting; permits districts to jointly establish such programs.


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

May 10, 2018

In Senate Committee Education Committee

Sponsor: Luis R. Sepúlveda

Relates to the racial and ethnic makeup of the board of parole; requires the ethnic and racial makeup of the board to resemble the racial and ethnic makeup of the state's prison population.


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

May 10, 2018

In Senate Committee Crime Victims, Crime And Correction Committee

Sponsor: Luis R. Sepúlveda

Directs the president of the state civil service commission to study and report upon how the use of a career portfolio application process would impact diversity, recruitment and hiring of minorities in the public sector.


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

May 10, 2018

In Senate Committee Civil Service And Pensions Committee

Sponsor: Luis R. Sepúlveda

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